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Many aging Americans prefer at-home care to nursing facilities. But people who work in these jobs bring home fewer wages than what one might expect considering the job’s physical and emotional demands. On Monday’s episode of the PBS...
A medical center in Muong Ang District in northwestern Vietnam provides perinatal and HIV services. Photo by Larisa Epatko/PBS NewsHour Quang Thi Un said she didn’t give much thought to becoming a midwife or really any line of work until her brother...
A man navigates a vegetable and meat market in the mountainous Dien Bien Phu Province in Vietnam. Photo by Larisa Epatko/PBS NewsHour In many ways, Vietnam is a success story. Forty years ago on April 30, the fall of Saigon brought the end of the...
The home of Healthcare.gov in 2014. Photo by Karen Bleier/Getty ImagesA total of 16.4 million non-elderly adults have gained health insurance coverage since the Affordable Care Act became law five years ago this month – a “historic” reduction in the...
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald (reflected in doors, facing reporters) delivers an apology, for recent misstatements about his military record, to reporters outside VA headquarters in Washington, Feb. 24, 2015. Photo by...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) holds a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (front C) over Iran’s nuclear program in Lausanne on March 17, 2015. Also at the negotiating table are U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz...